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The woman who brought us Take Your Daughter to Work Day has sparked another national campaign, this time to produce one million women business owners with at least $1 million in annual revenue. With about 245,000 women of such distinction in the United States, Nell...

Merge eMed, the radiology arm of Merge Healthcare, has released the latest version of its business and clinical workflow solution, which is designed to improve the business operation of hospitals and clinics. Its success in helping healthcare organizations achieve profitable business growth would help the...

It takes two to tango, and the number of recent pharmaceutical mergers and acquisitions indicates that Big Pharma companies have had few problems finding dance partners. Michael Rosen's latest version of Yer Biotech Blues chronicles all these technological two-steps, and signals a changing of the...

Health officials used information technology to respond to the most recent E. coli outbreak, but they are just beginning to leverage IT in such crises. A combination of federal and Wisconsin-based tools will be employed to deal with future outbreaks. ...

GSI Commerce, Inc. an e-commerce service provider, has opened its new customer contact center in Eau Claire. The $8 million location is expected to support more than 700 jobs, and offers GSI redundancy in the event the hurricane season disables its customer care center in...

Two start-up companies with unique products have been recognized in a 20-year-old business contest sponsored by the Eau Claire Area Economic Development Corp. STAGES, LLC, a web-based business that serves the real estate industry, and KingBuilt.com, which markets its heating products to manufacturers, walked away...

You say you've never heard of wikis, that Web 2.0 component that encourages conversations and draws on the power of social computing? According to the Gartner Group, half of all companies will use them internally by 2009, replacing or supplementing Intranet sites. Buzz Networks columnist...

An ethanol glue factory? The leftover residue from the ethanol production process may be more than just a by-product from which more ethanol can be produced, it might be used to produce a value-added product - glue - more affordably. If University of Wisconsin associated...

State politicians have stem cells on the brain when it comes to supporting Milwaukee's academic research centers, but Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still argues they should instead focus on making sure those centers collaborate to reach their full potential and advance the region's tech economy....

Governor Jim Doyle proposed a joint public-private initiative that would allocate $80 million in state funds and leverage an additional $370 million in private investment for the development of renewable energy programs in Wisconsin. The initiative includes the nation's first cellulosic ethanol plant, and a...